Rajasthan: Pakistani man with Aadhaar card caught entering Air Force station in Jaisalmer
Purkha Ram has been living in the state with his family for 18 years and was employed as a farm worker, officials said.
Security personnel at the Jaisalmer Air Force station on Wednesday caught a Pakistani man trying to enter the airbase, the Hindustan Times reported.
The security personnel found that the man, Purkha Ram, was carrying a Pakistani passport and an Aadhaar card. Officials said an inquiry showed Ram has been living in Rajasthan’s Ganganagar with his family for 18 years and was employed as a farm worker.
Ram entered the Air Force station with some daily wage workers, and was caught when he tried to dodge security personnel, The Times of India reported. Ram reportedly told them he entered the campus by mistake.
Jaisalmer’s Superintendent of Police Gaurav Yadav confirmed that a Pakistani man was caught, but added that the Air Force authorities have not yet handed him over to the police.
Meanwhile, four other men believed to be Pakistani were arrested from restricted border areas in Rajasthan’s Barmer violating visa norms, the Hindustan Times reported.